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2024 FIRST® Championship 
Houston, April 17-20, 2024

Hosted by FIRST®, FIRST Championship is a culminating, international event for our youth robotics competition season and an annual celebration of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for our community as we prepare young people for the future. Qualification and advancement to participate in FIRST Championship varies by program. 

Watch a recap below from the 2023 FIRST Championship for a preview of this inspiring event.

For more information about how to get involved as a 2024 FIRST Championship Sponsor and beyond, please email us at

George R. Brown Convention Center

2023 FIRST Championship Sponsors

Thank you to 2023 FIRST Championship presenting sponsor BAE Systems and all our sponsors!

BAE Systems, Bechtel Group Foundation, DoD STEM, Ford Motor Company, Google, Gene Haas Foundation, Mouser Electronics, Inc., Rockwell Automation, Inc., Walt Disney Imagineering, United TherapeuticsCorporation, ARMI BioFabUSA, Ball Corporation, Booz Allen Hamilton, Houston First, PwC, TE Connectivity

Continued thanks to our FIRST Strategic Partners and Founding Sponsors

2023 - 2024 Season

Program registration is open for our 2023-2024 robotics season, FIRST® IN SHOWSM presented by Qualcomm, which challenges FIRST participants to work together to explore the role STEM skills play in the arts and bring their ideas to life.

The new season kicks off August 1 with the FIRST® LEGO® League challenge release, followed by FIRST® Tech Challenge in September and FIRST® Robotics Competition in January, and culminates in April with the 2024 FIRST Championship.